BOWSKILL J. H.


John Henry Bowskill

Private 2703

"A" Coy. 1st/8th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)


John Henry Bowskill died on Thursday, 22nd July 1915, aged 23 years, and was buried at SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

He was born 1892 at Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts, to parents George & Hannah Bowskill. George Bowskill, a Farm Foreman, married Hannah Hewes at Mansfield Woodhouse in November 1891.

John Bowskill married Lucy Coleman in 1913, and they lived at 7 Hampden Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, prior to his death.

 

 

 

 

From ‘Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-19 – Part 49 The Sherwood Foresters’

BOWSKILL John. Born Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts, enlisted Newark (resides East Kirkby, Notts). 1/8th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.). Private 2703, Killed in Action, France & Flanders, 22nd July 1915.

 

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